29 Oct '14, 2pm

Brighton’s Pioneer Shipping Container Development Houses the Homeless: Read the rest of

Brighton’s Pioneer Shipping Container Development Houses the Homeless: Read the rest of

may be a sustainable way of creating solid structures from a fairly ubiquitous repurposed material, but now it's also forging its place in social design as well. Last year, the Brighton Housing Trust built 36 homes out of converted shipping containers in order to house some of the area's local homeless population. The compassionate project organized by the housing trust and QED Property stemmed from the desire to help those in need locally and to establish a pattern of social design with the low cost, durable material.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/brightons-pioneer-shipping-container...

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